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Ptolemaic world map.
Relief shown pictorially.
Engraved on wood with place names in moveable type.
Shows named national or geographical regions, rivers, mountains, deserts, seas.
In margin: climactic notes and zodiacal signs.
Appears in the author's Geographia, edited by Bernard Sylvanus. Venetiis : Per Iacobum Pentium de Leucho, anno Domini 1511.
Text in Latin.
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Atlas scanned by Internet Archive http://archive.org/details/claudiiptholemae00ptol
|Ptolemy, 2nd cent|
|Boston Public Library|
|J. Pentius de Leucho Venice|
|World maps--Early works to 1800|
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